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Ca.-1655 German wood-cut engraving showing Cape Horn (southern tip of South America).

Currency:USD Category:Art / Medium - Woodcut Start Price:100.00 USD Estimated At:125.00 - 200.00 USD
Ca.-1655 German wood-cut engraving showing Cape Horn (southern tip of South America).
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Ca.-1655 German wood-cut engraving showing Cape Horn (southern tip of South America). 8½" x 6". Fine engraving showing a galleon in the mouth of a river whose banks are lined with natives being slaughtered by rifle-toting Spaniards in landing craft, with "Insula Horn" written at top in reference to Cape Horn (Tierra del Fuego), the southernmost tip of South America, with Old German type on back, printed by J. Gottfreidt of Frankfurt, Germany, in the 1600s, excellent condition, rare.